Comstock Northwest CDP, MI Profile: Facts & Data

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Comstock Northwest CDP, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Comstock Northwest Census Designated Place had a population of 5,643 as of July 1, 2019. Comstock Northwest CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Comstock Northwest CDP is located at latitude 42.3219 and longitude -85.518 in Kalamazoo County. The formal boundaries for the Comstock Northwest Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

The Comstock Northwest Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393384) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Comstock Northwest Census Designated Place is located within Charter Township of Comstock, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kalamazoo County.


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Comstock Northwest CDP, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Comstock Northwest CDP, MI Housing Affordability Index is 157
State of Michigan Housing Affordability Index is 142
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Comstock Northwest CDP, MI Wealth Index is 61
State of Michigan Wealth Index is 92
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 5,643 (100%)
Population in Households 5,643 (100.0%)
Population in Families 4,071 (72.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,747
Diversity Index2 44
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,104
Average Household Income $68,546
Per Capita Income $31,214
Wealth Index4 61

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,881 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,294 (44.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,257 (43.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 330 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $159,190
Housing Affordability Index3 157
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,551
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 1,365
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.21% 0.36%
Households 0.15% 0.29%
Families -0.3% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   3.48%

Comstock Northwest CDP, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Comstock Northwest CDP to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 165 76th
Population Density # 169 76th
Diversity Index # 83 88th
Median Household Income # 290 58th
Per Capita Income # 174 75th

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